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A juvenile has been arrested and charged for murder in the crime-torn parish of St James.
The teen allegedly shot and killed 33-year-old Koyodian Grant, otherwise called ‘Rasta’ – a craft vendor of Lap Land, Catadupa, St James – in Ironshore on Sunday, January 14.
Reports from the Coral Gardens Police are that about 3:35 pm, Grant was standing along the roadway when he was pounced upon by the accused, who opened gunfire hitting him.
Grant was taken to the Cornwall Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
On Thursday January, 18 the teenager was picked up in his community by lawmen during the current state of emergency in the parish.
The teen was charged and is scheduled to appear before the St James Family Court on Thursday, January 25.